Proposed Bill No. 140
January Session, 2013
LCO No. 822
Referred to Committee on FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING
SEN. BYE, 5th Dist.
REP. GODFREY, 110th Dist.
AN ACT CONCERNING LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR FIREARM OWNERS AND SALES TAX ON AMMUNITION.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
That the general statutes be amended to (1) require firearm owners to maintain liability insurance, and (2) establish a sales tax on the sale of ammunition at a rate of fifty per cent on the entire sales price, except such sales tax shall not apply to the sale of ammunition at a firing or shooting range, provided such sale is made to and used by the purchaser at the firing or shooting range during the same visit as the purchase.
Statement of Purpose:
To require firearm owners to maintain liability insurance and establish a sales tax on the sale of ammunition at a rate of fifty per cent.